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Le Flambeau School of Driving

By Peggy Senger Morrison. Unction Press, 2016. 314 pages. $15/paperback; $10/eBook. Rarely have I read a book focused on our [鈥

William Shetter is a member of Bloomington (Ind.) Meeting. He has recently written on the psalms as spiritual directors.


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Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right

By Arlie Russell Hochschild. The New Press, 2016. 315 pages. $27.95/hardcover; $27.99/eBook. One of the most troubling aspects of our [鈥

Pamela Haines is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.


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The Root of War Is Fear: Thomas Merton鈥檚 Advice to Peacemakers

By Jim Forest. Orbis Books, 2016. 224 pages. $25/paperback; $20.50/eBook. Jim Forest was Thomas Merton鈥檚 longtime friend and colleague in [鈥

Bill Chapman is a member of Indianapolis First Friends Meeting in Indiana. Bill is also the clerk of the Indiana Friends Committee on Legislation.


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Spiritual Disciplines Handbook: Practices That Transform Us (Revised and Expanded Edition)

By Adele Ahlberg Calhoun. InterVarsity Press, 2015. 352 pages. $22/paperback; $16.99/eBook. The back cover of Adele Ahlberg Calhoun鈥檚 book, Spiritual [鈥

Bob Dixon-Kolar teaches writing at a community college in Illinois and is a member of Evanston (Ill.) Meeting.


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Enlarging Our Circle of Love

By Margaret Fisher. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 440), 2016. 32 pages. $7/pamphlet. A physician, organic gardener, and member of Baltimore [鈥

Carl Blumenthal is a member of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Meeting. He was a culture critic at the Brooklyn Daily Eagle for 20 years. Food was one of his beats.


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Making a Portrait of Jesus

By John Lampen. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 441), 2016. 33 pages. $7/pamphlet. Many have found their way to the Religious [鈥

Brad Sheeks is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting and with his wife, Patricia McBee, has moved to Newtown, Pa., to enjoy retirement and live closer to daughter, Jennie, and her family.


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Out of the Ordinary: A Life of Gender and Spiritual Transitions

By Michael Dillon/Lobzang Jivaka. Fordham University Press, 2016. 256 pages. $34.95/hardcover; $19.99/eBook. Here is a memoir written in 1960 but [鈥

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Resolving Difference鈥攊n our ways of speaking about God or the ultimate reality

By Rex Ambler. Quaker Universalist Group Pamphlets (number 35), 2016. 28 pages. 拢2/pamphlet (see qug鈥.org鈥.uk). North American Friends are familiar [鈥

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Words

By Harvey Gillman. The Friend Publications, 2016. 56 pages. $9/paperback (available from QuakerBooks). British Friend Harvey Gillman deserves to be [鈥

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Spiritual Steps on the Road to Success (Revised Edition)

By Linda Seger. Haven Books, 2015. 279 pages. $14.99/paperback; $9.99/eBook. Friend Linda Seger takes on the ever-relevant questions of personal [鈥

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